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Special Education Teacher

Bridgeport, CT, 06606
April 26, 2021

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Phone: 203-***-**** Email

Thoroughly efficient and strategic-thinking collegiate professor, with 10 years of extensive experience in the nonprofit and higher education sectors. Highly skilled at effectively incorporating and implementing diverse and organized teaching styles that cater to each students’ capacity and capability to learn. Exceptional writing, presenting, and interpersonal communication skills. Adept at assessing needs, generating options, and implementing solutions in collaboration with staff.


Adjunct Professor (January 2016-Present)

Norwalk Community College - Norwalk, CT

Develops and implement lesson plans that encompass literature, writing and communication objectives

Collaborate with other faculty and staff to create diverse learning objectives, greatly reducing student attrition

Created a differentiated curriculum to adapt to changing learning styles and development.

Facilitate educational seminars and lectures, promoting the values of education and academic growth

Special Education Teacher/ Music Coordinator (September 2014- Present)

Bridgeport Public Schools-Bridgeport, CT

Special Education (K-12), plan, create and deliver supplementary lesson plans in multiple classrooms for Bridgeport Alternative School Special Education and Behavioral Program

Implemented an efficient behavior management system, decreasing behavioral incidents by 95%

Developed rubrics and graphic organizers to foster student-centered classroom assessment

Developed student-structured goals and objectives in the areas of reading, math, and social-emotional development

Replacement Special Education Teacher/Interim Music Teacher (January 2013-Present)

New York City Department of Education – Brooklyn, NY

Effectively implemented a classroom management model to foster positive social development.

Developed and implemented "Academic Achievement" portfolios with six graders

Provided classroom instruction in various K-12 classrooms as needed and assigned

Classroom Teacher (August 2015- June 2016)

St. Gregory The Great School – New York, NY

Monitored and conducted classroom activities and maintained records of documentation.

Developed, planned, and executed appropriate curriculum's/ lesson plans for elementary students including special education, increasing GPA's by 85%

Implemented new technologies into classroom, which boosted understanding of subject significantly.

Assistant Camp Director (January 2005 – August 2013)

Bridgeport Housing Authority – Bridgeport, CT

Developed and implemented advertising that resulted in a 90% increase in camp attendance resulting in increased revenues of $15,000.

Hired, trained, supervised, and evaluated seasonal and year-round staff of 15.

Represented camp at regional professional development conferences which increased the awareness of the organization and recognized the success of the programs.

Education and Certifications

Ph.D.: Educational Leadership, 2022

Post Master’s Certificate: Leadership and Accountability, 2019

Capella University - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Master of Science: Education, 2015

Fordham University - New York, NY

Cum Laude

Bachelor of Arts: History, 2010

Western Connecticut State University - Danbury, CT

CT Teaching Certificate Elementary Grades 1-6 (305), Special Education: Comprehensive, Grades K through 12 (165)




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